Category Archives: Disney

New Beauty And The Beast Sing-A-Long Show Headed to Epcot’s France Pavillion

Just announced at 2018 D23’s Destination D event, a new show is headed to the France pavilion at Epcot. Most likely jumping off of the success of the Frozen Sing-Along show at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, there will be an all new sing along for another popular Disney film going into the Impressions de France theater.

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More “Trump 2020” Banners Appearing at Walt Disney World

Do you remember the guy who hung the “Trump 2020” banner on Main Street USA in September 2018? As it turns out, he’s actually been doing it several times since that incident. Despite, as he claims, that he has been trespassed at Walt Disney World. Apparently on November 7th, 2018 Dion Cini (the guy who hung

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Why Didn’t They Tear Down Universe of Energy Entirely and Build The Guardians of the Galaxy Coaster From Scratch?

Theme Park University reader Nick writes in, “Hey, I’ve got a strange question. I was in Epcot the other day and noticed that the old Universe of Energy building was gutted from the front wall and you could see all the way through the back. It’s basically an empty shell at this point. My question:

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Will Epcot’s Guardians Coaster Be The Next Harry Potter and The Escape from Gringott’s?

A recent Disney patent uncovered for the upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy roller coaster at Epcot can give us a lot of insight as to what kind of ride is in store. Ever since the Universe of Energy (or Ellen’s Energy Adventure) closed in August 2017, there has been quite a bit of speculation as

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Will The New Guardians of the Galaxy Coaster Be Anti-Epcot?

Theme Park University reader Tom wrote in to ask, “I have been following your page for a while now and I like your thoughts on different happenings in theme parks so I have a question. The Guardians of the Galaxy coaster in Epcot seems to go against the idea of Epcot. Granted there are several

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What Is Going On With Epcot’s Planned Brazil Pavilion?

We recently got this question in our inbox from Sergio. He writes, “Hi TPU, First of all, great job you guys do with this site. It’s addictive. So, I’d like to know what you can tell us about the so much promised Brazilian Pavillion at EPCOT. Regards, Sergio”  First of all, Sergio, thanks for the

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“The Happiest Place” Graphic Novel Brings New Spin on Disney Inspired Fan Fiction

As a fan of theme parks, there are dozens of ways to express your interest in the subject. Some start websites and YouTube channels, others create fan art and then there are also a ton of books out there. When the creators of “The Happiest Place” contacted me to review their Disney Park inspired graphic

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“Walt’s Frozen Head” Film Has First Public Screening in Orlando October 13

Anyone remember seeing the trailer and images from one of the films shot undercover at Walt Disney World called “The Further Adventures of Walt’s Frozen Head“? The movie wrapped production quite some time ago, but they haven’t released it to the public until now. As you may recall, the cast and crew for “Walt’s Frozen

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Guest Hangs “Trump 2020” Banner at Main Street USA Train Station at Walt Disney World

We’ve talked several times about how politics and theme parks often collide here at Theme Park University. As predicted, someone shouting at a robotic Trump in the Hall of Presidents was not going to be the last time we saw radical behavior in the Magic Kingdom. Today we have a new chapter in the saga.

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5 Reasons Why It’s OK For Disneyland To Start Serving Alcohol

When Disneyland opens Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge in 2019, guests over 21 will be able to publicly buy alcohol in the park for the first time since 1955. Previously only reserved for guests dining in the exclusive Club 33 or visiting Disney’s California Adventure, alcohol has never been available to park guests in Walt’s original

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